Nurses at Rochester General Hospital have voted to unionize.
The news came after a 431 to 295 vote to move into a union.
The union election was filed in May.
Nurses say the goal is better pay, staffing, and retention.
All three have been huge issues since the coronavirus pandemic.
Rochester General Hospital issued the following statement after the vote:
“We are disappointed in this outcome, as we continue to believe a direct working relationship with our employees is best for the hospital and our team members. However, we accept the results and are fully committed to healing and moving forward as ONE TEAM, continuing to provide great care for our community, together.”
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